Acquiring skills by making things
A few years ago I remember telling my computer proficient friend that I wanted to make a website. He told me, find something to make it about. I didn’t have a strong enough thing to make it about at the time so I didn’t get anywhere.
Fast forward to now and I have made a few websites already. If you’re going to make something for the purpose of acquiring a skill, have another purpose too, ie to tell a story or maybe even sell something. That makes it much easier to make than just doing things willy nilly.
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Hi, I’m Tim Bunting AKA the Kiwi Yamabushi, a New Zealander who became a Yamabushi Ascetic in the Dewa Sanzan mountains of north Japan. I’m part of the Yamabushido team, and we host life-altering Yamabushi training on the Dewa Sanzan (website link). People come to us for the ultimate mindfulness experience, to reach the next level, or simply connect with nature and themselves.
I’m on a mission to summit all 100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata Prefecture to spread the splendour of this fabulous location, and in dedication to all those who lost their lives out in nature, including my father.
On my daily blog I post thoughts of a practicing Yamabushi that I hope people can use to better themselves and live as fulfilling a life as possible.
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